New Tunes from Kings of Convenience

kings_of_convenience_bTime is nearing for the arrival of the soft-spoken Kings of Convenience album Declaration of Dependence.  Said album comes ashore on October 20th, though you can get the latest single “Mrs. Cold” if you search around the world.  The song we have here for you is off the “Mrs. Cold” single, and also appears on the band’s upcoming record.  We’re excited for this, as you should be too!

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Download: Kings of Convenience – Freedom and It’s Owner [MP3]

The Drawing Board @ Mohawk (9/8)

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Date 9/8/09
Location Mohawk
Doors 900p
Tickets ??

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Austin band The Drawing Board so we’re excited to see that they are returning to the stage at Mohawk tonight.  Joining in for the evening are fellow locals St. David and The Ashes.  Not sure of ticket price but it should be pretty cheap.

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Download: The Drawing Board – The Writer [MP3]

WOXY Presents @ Scoot Inn (9/6)

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Date 9/6/09
Location Scoot Inn
Doors 6pm
Tickets $5 @ Door

I hope you’ve heard that indie radio station Woxy is making a move to Austin and plans to start broadcasting and setting up live sessions in the live music capitol.  We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the crew to town!  To celebrate their arrival, the station is putting on one hell of a party at Scoot Inn on Sunday evening.  The lineup features up and comers Black Before Red, English Teeth, TV Torso, and Martin Crane of Brazos.  You can also expect some sweet drink specials and BBQ, Sweet Leaf Tea, and Titos Vodka.  Sunday evening never looked so promising.

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Download: Black Before Red – Matagorda [MP3]

More Tunes from The Swell Season

large_swellseasonNot even a week ago we brought you new music from The Swell Season, and here we are again with yet another track to offer up to you. This tune is the opener to Strict Joy titled “Low Rising,” and you’re sure to love this one just as much as you loved the first single the band released. Don’t forget, the album hits stores on October 27th courtesy of Anti.

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Download: The Swell Season – Low Rising [MP3]

The Cult @ Stubbs (9/5)

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Date 9/5/09
Location Stubbs
Doors 7pm
Tickets $28 From Front Gate

I was just a wee youngling when British glam rockers The Cult got their start, but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate some throw back 80s rock.  So if you’re into that sort of thing, make your way to Stubbs on Saturday night for the experience.  Once the headlining set wraps up, head indoors for a free show (if you keep your Cult ticket) by local Austin boys Scorpion Child.  That picture alone should make you want to check this one out.

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New Tunes from The Clientele

clientele2Once again, tracks are slowly leaking from the upcoming album Bonfires on the Heath by UK wunderkind The Clientele.  Surely, you’ve heard of them, but in case you haven’t we’re offering this new track.  Their special dream-inducing psychedelia is present here, and it only builds the anticipation as we head towards the October 6th release date on Merge Records.

[audio:http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/The-Clientele-Harvest-Time.mp3]

Download: The Clientele – Harvest Time [MP3]

Brothers & Sisters @ Scoot Inn (9/4)

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Date 9/4/09
Location Scoot Inn
Doors 9pm
Tickets $5 @ Door

Friday night at Scoot Inn is a great place to stop by if you’re looking for some great local upstart acts.  The Lineup includes some of our more recent local favorites Brothers & Sisters, The Low Lows, Mr. Lewis and The Funeral 5, and The Sideshow Tragedy.  Can’t get much better than that!

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Download: Brothers & Sisters – The Air Is Getting Thicker [MP3]

New Tunes from The Drums

thedrums-domsmith-photo01We’ve been loving The Drums since we got their self-titled debut EP, but now they are gearing up to release a new EP titled Summertime! The EP features three brand new tracks for those of you that had the debut, but if not, there are 6 brand spanking new songs, one being that sweet tune “Let’s Go Surfing.”  But, now we have a new number for you, this one featuring an adorable female vocal with that bouncing bass line the band utilize so well. You can get a hold of the EP at Twenty Seven Records.

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Download: The Drums – Don’t Be a Jerk Jonny

New Music From Hallelujah The Hills

hallelujah_the_hills-let_it_waveI’ve been giving some heavy rotation to Hallelujah the Hills lately, and like most smart bands, they have some free music you can check out.  Start you trek into their discography with a free EP from last year called Prepare to Qualify which you can download for free.  After that, have a listen to this new jam “Classic Tapes” which will appear on upcoming album Colonial Drones out September 22nd on Misra Records.

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Download: Hallelujah The Hills – Classic Tapes [MP3]

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